Introduction

Using this guide you will be able to replace or remove the RAM from your laptop.

Parts

No parts required.

Working on your device while it is turned on may result in electric shock. Make sure to shut down and unplug your device before you begin.
  • Working on your device while it is turned on may result in electric shock. Make sure to shut down and unplug your device before you begin.

  • Flip your laptop over so the back panel is facing upwards and locate the lock switch below the battery.

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Slide the lock switch to the right using your finger or another object. At the same time, grasp the battery with your other hand and begin to slide it upwards.
  • Slide the lock switch to the right using your finger or another object.

  • At the same time, grasp the battery with your other hand and begin to slide it upwards.

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Continue to hold the switch to the right and pull the battery out until it is completely removed.
  • Continue to hold the switch to the right and pull the battery out until it is completely removed.

  • To reinsert or replace the battery, simply line up the tabs on the battery with the laptop and slide it straight back in. There is no need to move the lock switch.

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Unscrew the one 2.5 x 8mm Phillips #0 screw from the bottom panel as designated in the image.
  • Unscrew the one 2.5 x 8mm Phillips #0 screw from the bottom panel as designated in the image.

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Remove the back panel by carefully disengaging it around the edges and then pull upwards. Remove the back panel by carefully disengaging it around the edges and then pull upwards. Remove the back panel by carefully disengaging it around the edges and then pull upwards.
  • Remove the back panel by carefully disengaging it around the edges and then pull upwards.

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Disengage the metal tabs located on either side of the RAM stick by pulling the tabs outward. Carefully remove the RAM so you don't damage the connectors. Carefully remove the RAM so you don't damage the connectors.
  • Disengage the metal tabs located on either side of the RAM stick by pulling the tabs outward.

  • Carefully remove the RAM so you don't damage the connectors.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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